Corinth Object: A 2000 1
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   A 2000 1
Title:   LIMESTONE CORINTHIAN CAPITAL: CORNER OF ABACUS
Category:   Architecture
Category Code:   A
Year:   2000
Object Number:   1
Description:   Corinthian capital, front and side concave faces meet at corner of abacus, truncated into facet 0.155 m. wide. Bottom of abacus preserves scar for attachment of corner tendril spiral. All 3 vertical faces of abacus carry same moulding of fascia, squared taenia and offset straight crowning moulding that flares out at 45 degrees. No trace of plaster overcaot. Top surface horizontal with no cuttings or relieving surface. Coarse claw chisel visible on side faces and on top horizontal surface, 5 teeth to cm.
Material:   Soft local limestone (poros)
Condition:   Fragment. Single frgt., from corner, preserving abacus.
Dimensions Actual:   H00.099 (abacus)
Dimensions Preserved:   H00.174 L00.33 (max)
Period:   Roman
Chronology:   Roman
Provenance:   Corinth
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece